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Road - Closures and Construction

Posted on: June 29, 2020

[ARCHIVED] Napier Avenue Project(s)

Press Release


TOWNSHIP: St Joseph Township and Benton Township

LOCATION(s): Napier Avenue from the St Joseph River Bridge to Colfax Avenue and Napier Avenue from Colfax Avenue to M-139

CLOSEST CITIES: St Joseph, Benton Harbor

START DATE: July 6th 2020

PROJECTS: Two projects affecting traffic on Napier Avenue are set to begin on 7/6/2020. For additional details please read below.

BENTON TOWNSHIP WATER PROJECT: Napier Avenue from Colfax Avenue to M-139 will be closed to all through traffic starting July 6th through approximately July 15th 2020 for a township water project.

Traffic Restrictions: No through traffic permitted on Napier Avenue between Colfax Avenue and M-139. All through traffic must seek alternative routes or use the established detour route. Napier at M-139 will only be open for local traffic accessing properties that are located between M-139 and Colfax.

Detour: M-139 to Nickerson Avenue to Colfax.

ROAD PROJECT: Napier Avenue from St Joseph River Bridge to Colfax Avenue will be receiving a 2” mill and fill.

Traffic Restrictions: During construction, Napier Avenue will have one lane of traffic going in each direction between Langley Avenue and Colfax Avenue beginning the week of 7/6/2020. Project estimated to take approximately four weeks to complete. Expect possible travel delays.

Remember to reduce speeds when traveling through work zones. Watch out for construction workers and equipment.

Link to printer friendly press release with map (PDF)

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